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pandect

[pan-dekt] /ˈpæn dɛkt/
noun
1.
pandects, a complete body or code of laws.
2.
a complete and comprehensive digest.
3.
Pandects, Roman Law. digest (def 12b).
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Late Latin Pandectēs < Greek pandéktēs all-receiver (pan- pan- + déktēs receiver, container, encyclopedia)
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British Dictionary definitions for pandect

pandect

/ˈpændɛkt/
noun
1.
a treatise covering all aspects of a particular subject
2.
(often pl) the complete body of laws of a country; legal code
Word Origin
C16: via Late Latin from Greek pandektēs containing everything, from pan- + dektēs receiver, from dekhesthai to receive
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